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Foodie Friday: Panera pastry’s

| March 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
Foodie Friday: Panera pastry’s

Growing up, I have always had a major sweet tooth and loved anything filled with sugar and chocolate. This past weekend, my friend and I went to Panera to taste test some of Panera’s smoothies and we ended up ordering a bunch of sweets as well. The first treat we tasted was the Pumpkin Muffie, which is basically […]

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Drink of the week: Red Bull Cherry Edition

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
Drink of the week: Red Bull Cherry Edition

We are in the downward slope of the semester. Professors are starting to talk about final exams and papers, and long nights in the library or by the light of a desk lamp are quickly approaching. That being said, caffeine consumption across campus is skyrocketing. If you’re not in the mood for a coffee or […]

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Workout Wednesday: switch up your tredmill workout

| March 25, 2015 | 1 Comment
Workout Wednesday: switch up your tredmill workout

Let’s face it; out of all the dull and boring pieces of equipment in the gym, the treadmill sits near the top of the list. A treadmill can be great for walking or running indoors during foul weather and warming up before you hit the weight room. Yet, many people still despise stepping foot this […]

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Foodie Friday: guilt free snacks

| March 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
Foodie Friday: guilt free snacks

Lately, I have been on the hunt for tasty and guilt free foods to snack on instead of the abundance of chocolate and Girl Scout cookies that are usually in my pantry. When I was in Costco last week, I picked up the most delicious snack food that I could not believe that was actually […]

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Thirsty Thursday: Your Tea teatoxes

| March 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
Thirsty Thursday: Your Tea teatoxes

Teatoxes are all the rage right now. From weight loss tea to energy tea, the company, Your Tea, has everything you would need for the perfect tea. I first discovered Your Tea through Instagram and every post that I saw about it had amazing results so I knew I had to try it out myself. […]

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Workout Wednesday: what is wrong with your workout?

| March 18, 2015 | 2 Comments
Workout Wednesday: what is wrong with your workout?

As a part of a healthy lifestyle, we all exercise to stay fit. Some of us enjoy a runners high, while some of us prefer to pump some iron. Others practice more peaceful activities such as yoga or tai chi. When it comes to any physical activity, most all of it is beneficial. However, too […]

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Foodie Friday: eat more eggs

| March 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
Foodie Friday: eat more eggs

Eggs pack a lot of protein within that fragile shell. However, eating plain old scrambled eggs every morning can get old. Try these simple ideas to eat more eggs in different ways. Poached with grits: To poach an egg without a fancy poaching pan, simply boil two to three inches of water in an 8 inch […]

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Thirsty Thursday: EAS Protein shake

| March 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
Thirsty Thursday: EAS Protein shake

It is nearing spring time again, when there is more sun and less clothing. Hoards of people are flocking to the gym in order to sculpt their muscles and slim their frame just in time for the season of tank tops and sun dresses. A great way to feed your muscles and maintain the hard […]

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Workout Wednesday: Shaun T’s ‘Hip-Hop Abs’

| March 11, 2015 | 2 Comments
Workout Wednesday: Shaun T’s ‘Hip-Hop Abs’

Are you a fan of dance fitness? Do you enjoy working up a good sweat to high energy, bass-filled songs? Are you in need of new moves for the club this weekend? If you answered yes to any of the questions, then Shaun T’s Hip-Hop Abs would be a great fit for you. Shaun T […]

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DIY: chalkboard drawer

| March 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
DIY: chalkboard drawer

As college students, a drawer is a necessity. It’s a place where we can organize documents, assignments and store our wires or batteries. But most drawers come in drab colors such as gray or beige. Here is an easy DIY to help you transform that drawer you want to hide into a statement decor piece […]

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Foodie Friday: Terrace Cafe

| March 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
Foodie Friday: Terrace Cafe

As warmer weather is slowly approaching Charlotte, one thing we can look forward to do is getting brunch with friends on the sunny weekends. Sitting outdoors with omelettes and french toast while enjoying piping hot coffee with friends marks the beginning of spring. One well-known and well-loved location for brunch in Charlotte is the Terrace […]

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Thirsty Thursday: hot totty

| March 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
Thirsty Thursday: hot totty

It has been said that this drink can loosen up even the tightest chest congestion. It has also been said that doctors once prescribed this drink in place of traditional cough medicine. Some people believe that this drink is over 500 years old. No matter what you have heard, after trying out this simple recipe, […]

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Workout Wednesday: gfit profile, Virtuous Harris

| March 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
Workout Wednesday: gfit profile, Virtuous Harris

Name: Virtuous Harris   Class Status: Senior Major: Exercise Science What class/classes do you teach: Time to Change Program What makes your classes stand out from all the rest that UNCC offers? This class is geared toward helping the overweight and obese population do a lifestyle change through exercise and diet. What made you want to do group fitness as […]

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Foodie Friday: Wild Wing Cafe

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
Foodie Friday: Wild Wing Cafe

Wild Wing Cafe is home of some great wings. With 33 different flavors of wings, there is always something new to try. You can get boneless or traditional wings or even get half of each.   Wild Wing Cafe offers many other dishes other than wings. They have burgers, salads, sandwiches and appetizers. When I […]

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Thirsty Thursday: k-cups

| February 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
Thirsty Thursday: k-cups

Lately I have been obsessed with my new Keurig and have not been able to stop purchasing and testing out new K-Cups. I am one of those people that goes to Starbucks on the daily, which has not been very friendly to my wallet. When I received my Keurig, there was a pack of 12 […]

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Workout Wednesday: gfit profile, cardio dance

| February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments
Workout Wednesday: gfit profile, cardio dance

Name: Quan Siler   Class Status: Senior Major: Marketing What class/classes do I teach: Cardio Dance What makes this class stand out from all the rest of classes UNCC offers? My class is more hip-hop based than other dance classes offered here at the school. Not only will you will learn the latest dance crazes and how to shake your booty, […]

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Foodie Friday: Rock Bottom Brewery

| February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
Foodie Friday: Rock Bottom Brewery

There are many restaurant options in Charlotte, but when it comes to choosing one for a birthday, anniversary or a night out on the town, you want it to be unique. You want to choose a restaurant with great food, a good atmosphere and a variety of menu options. I recommend the Rock Bottom Brewery […]

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Thirsty Thursday: the poor man’s mocha

| February 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
Thirsty Thursday: the poor man’s mocha

On a cold and dreary morning, it may be hard to decide rather you want to reach for a smooth and sweet cup of hot cocoa or a bold and robust cup of java. Why, not have both? This cheap drink, known as the Poor Man’s Mocha, combines the comforting taste of hot chocolate along […]

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Workout Wednesday: gfit CORE, TRXpress and HIIT

| February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
Workout Wednesday: gfit CORE, TRXpress and HIIT

Name:  Cori Burde   Class Status: Freshman Major: Pre-Kinesiology What class/classes do you teach:  CORE, TRXpress, and HIIT What makes your class stand out from all the rest of classes UNCC offers: I am all about getting a good workout in, in a short period of time. Since all of my classes are very short and to the point, […]

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Foodie Friday: Valentine’s Day treats

| February 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
Foodie Friday: Valentine’s Day treats

Valentine’s Day is a great holiday to celebrate, and usually a favorite, whether you’re celebrating with friends or with a significant other. Here are some fun treats with those you love. Funfetti Pancake:     What you will need: -Pancake Mix -Sprinkles -Strawberries Directions: Pour pancake mix into pan and incorporate sliced strawberries and sprinkles. When the pancakes are […]

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